For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Faith without doubt is addiction
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.